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Restructuring the Banking System to Improve Safety and Soundness

In: The Social Value of the Financial Sector Too Big to Fail or Just Too Big?

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  • Thomas M. Hoenig

    (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, USA)

  • Charles S. Morris

    (Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, USA)

Abstract

The following sections are included:Executive SummaryProposalWhy Restricting Activities Is the SolutionEvolution of Current Financial StructureRegulationIncreased CompetitionShadow BankingExpansion of Bank ActivitiesImplications for Financial Structure, Stability, and RiskChanges in Financial Structure and StabilityNew Activities Make It More Difficult to Manage and Monitor RiskProposal to Reduce Costs and Risks to the Safety Net and Financial SystemRestricting Activities of Banking OrganizationsReforming the Shadow Banking SystemReferences

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  • Thomas M. Hoenig & Charles S. Morris, 2013. "Restructuring the Banking System to Improve Safety and Soundness," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Viral V Acharya & Thorsten Beck & Douglas D Evanoff & George G Kaufman & Richard Portes (ed.), The Social Value of the Financial Sector Too Big to Fail or Just Too Big?, chapter 21, pages 401-425, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    7. Joseph P. Hughes & Loretta J. Mester, 2018. "The Performance of Financial Institutions: Modeling, Evidence, and Some Policy Implications," Departmental Working Papers 201805, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    Depository Institutions; Banks; Too-Big-to-Fail; Financial Innovations;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • L5 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy

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